British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

BBC NORTHERN IRELAND MEDIA MANAGEMENT

Description
BBC Northern Ireland holds an extensive collection of news, feature programmes and associated paperwork covering the Northern Ireland political and social history from the 1960s to present day. This collection includes newspaper cuttings from the 1950s to 2000. All our customers, particularly our national and international customers, have the benefit of our in depth knowledge and expertise to deal with their requests.

BBC Northern Ireland Media Management provides:

Archive sales to members of the public, corporate bodies, charities and other broadcasters. N.B. Licensing for clip sales through BBC Motion Gallery (qv)

Research and library services to independent production companies working with BBC Northern Ireland.

The ability for customers to view and listen to any part of the BBC holdings on our premises (including 16mm film).

The technology to supply a wide range of formats including HD and filed based material.
Website
https://www.bbc.co.uk/aboutthebbc/northernireland/technologyoperations/archiveresearch
Keywords
Ireland; Northern Ireland; Belfast
Copyright
BBC copyright held.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Manuscripts
Scripts. P as C’s, Contracts, Programme files.
Newspapers
News cuttings from 1968-2000.
Sound
Radio holdings on 1/4" audio reels, DAT. minidisc, CD.
Video/Film
Television/film holdings on film - (colour and B/W 16mm) and video - U-matic, VHS, 1" VT, 2" VT, Beta, D3, Digibeta.

Catalogues

Computerised database
News material all catalogued. Selected programmes catalogued. Online access to several BBC databases.

Additional Information

Conservation policy
All transmission tapes are retained. All news cut stories retained and selected rushes stockshots also retained.

Main Contact

Department
Technology Operations
Telephone
028 9033 8710
Email
Gerry.allen@bbc.co.uk
Address
BBC Northern Ireland
Ormeau Avenue
Belfast
BT2 8HQ

Alternate Contact

Email
clientex-ni@bbc.co.uk

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